Bojnice Zoo

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Bojnice Zoo
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Zoo Bojnice logo
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European brown bear in Bojnice Zoo
Date opened 1955
Location Bojnice, Slovakia
Coordinates 48°46′50″N 18°34′37″E / 48.78056°N 18.57694°E / 48.78056; 18.57694Coordinates: 48°46′50″N 18°34′37″E / 48.78056°N 18.57694°E / 48.78056; 18.57694
Land area 42 ha (100 acres)
No. of animals 1826 (2006)
No. of species 355 (2006)
Memberships Union of Czech and Slovak Zoological Gardens,[1] EAZA,[2] WAZA[3]

The Bojnice Zoo (Slovak: Bojnická zoologická záhrada) is a 42-hectare (100-acre) zoo near the town of Bojnice, Slovakia. It is the oldest of the Slovak zoos, being established in 1955. As of 2011, it had 414 species of animals, with a total of 2268 specimens, such as the African elephant, mountain zebras, bongos, golden takins, sable antelopes, Bornean orangutans, roloway guenons, scarlet ibis, Steller's sea eagles, brown bears, Persian leopards, Asiatic lions, red kangaroos, white-lipped deer, Mesopotamian fallow deer, Carpathian lynxes, blue monitor lizards, Fiji iguanas, radiated tortoises, azure poison frogs, macaws, bateleurs, greater kudus, Chapman's zebras and many more.


  1. ^ "Member Zoos". UCSZ. Retrieved 19 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "EAZA Member Zoos & Aquariums". EAZA. Retrieved 19 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Zoos and Aquariums of the World". WAZA. Retrieved 19 February 2011. 

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